Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE Dubai


Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE Dubai is a branch campus of Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE India, the largest private university in the country enrolling over 25,000 students across 23 disciplines.

Manipal University, India is home to some of the finest institutions of academic excellence including Kasturba Medical College &Manipal Institute of Technology. Manipal Academy of Higher Education established its presence in Dubai, UAE in the year 2000. At present, Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE Dubai enrolls over 1,500 students from 26 nations across the globe and is an Indian multi-disciplinary university in the region.

MAHE Dubai moved into its iconic state-of-the-art campus in September 2011. Spread over 750,000 square feet of built-up area, the sprawling campus can accommodate over 4000 students. Apart from contemporary purpose-built classrooms, the new campus at Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) houses cutting-edge laboratories in engineering, biotechnology, and information technology, and is also home to some of the region’s best studios and workshops for programs in media & communications & interior design.

The university’s branch campus in Dubai builds on the same pedigree and quality that has seen MAHE reach these lofty heights in India. Beyond academics, students at MAHE Dubai get ample exposure to extra-curricular events, sports activities and other cultural events. The university has a flourishing sports team that has won laurels at all leading university-level events in the region and is equally active in cultural and literary activities in Dubai.

Why MAHE Dubai?

Ever since its inception in the year 2000, Manipal Academy of Higher Education has grown into a leading multi-disciplinary institution in the Middle East, attracting students from not only UAE but also from across GCC, the rest of the Middle East and the African region.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE, Dubai located in the Academic City, offers comprehensive & well-integrated common facilities including a food court, auditorium and beautifully landscaped surroundings. Apart from the above, the campus offers the following facilities:


The Library provides general and curriculum-related information, learning resources, facilities and systems students to support the quality and standards of academic programs and classroom instructions and to support the professional development of the faculty. The Library has a wide variety of educational and research material, which goes beyond the levels of the programs.


The campus fulfills the computing needs of students, as required by today’s information technology demands to prepare them for the future. Computer Labs are provided with advanced business software, peripheral and interactive terminals.


The campus encourages students and faculty to be involved in recreational sport through intramural, extramural competitions and tournaments. The campus provides separate sports facilities for boys and girls in addition to an outdoor court for playing Basketball, Volleyball, Throw ball, Tennis, and Handball. The facilities are supervised and maintained by separate instructors, who are also responsible for training the students and supervising their activities.


The Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE Dubai Campus provides residential facilities for girls and boys.

It is a home away from home for students, who live in perfect harmony with each other, learning, building their interpersonal skills and gaining knowledge, to one day give back to the betterment of the society.